This morning in Lindale at 4am the smell of smoke was faint but still noticeable by the time I got in the car to leave for work at 7:15am the smoke smell was stronger. The strong winds this weekend turned things from bad to worse when as local area Fire Fighters tried to keep local residents safe.

The low laying smoke is due to the fires that have been burning through East Texas in the past couple days.

We will keep you posted as we know more.

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